Rugby League Today: Wane happy, Burgess p****d off, history makers
We have got reports, reaction and more news for you today.
What’s on site
Wigan ran rampant against a lacklustre Huddersfield side on Friday night. We have all the details right here…
Shaun Wane said Wigan’s giant win over Huddersfield was their best performance this season.
Huddersfield coach Rick Stone said injuries didn’t favour his side in their heavy defeat at Wigan.
Super League’s youngest ever player, Harry Newman, is in line to make his Championship debut for Featherstone this weekend.
Dewsbury Rams winger Dale Morton has signed a new deal to keep him at the club until the end of 2019.
Castleford Tigers and Wigan Warriors have confirmed a rearranged date for their game that was postponed last weekend due to the poor weather conditions.
What’s in the papers
Gareth Walker’s scouting report for The Mirror is back. Meet Lewis Bienek – The ‘massive human being’ who tramples over defenders and is headed for Hull FC.
Castleford resist incredible Leeds comeback to win by single point, report The Guardian.
Daryl Powell’s Tigers got revenge for their Grand Final heartache in a sensational game at Elland Road, report the Daily Star.
Sam Burgess says he is ‘p****d off’ with Australian view of English players as NRL shatter his American dream, claim The Sun.
Shaun Wane salutes ‘ruthless’ Wigan after crushing win, report Wigan Today.
What’s on social
It was fantastic to see a massive crowd witness the fine spectacle between Leeds and Castleford at Elland Road!
Tonight's attendance is 23,246 a new club record for the @SuperLeague era and our 2nd biggest home league crowd for 50 years, thank you to all the Leeds and @CTRLFC for playing your part and doing our game proud pic.twitter.com/3k8bRCx1sp
— Leeds Rhinos (@leedsrhinos) March 23, 2018
Wigan chalked up their biggest win in 18 months last night and celebrated in style…
We are Wigan Warriors… pic.twitter.com/YiPArbizB8
— Wigan Warriors ?⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) March 23, 2018
A familiar face from Weatherfield was at the Halliwell Jones Stadium last night!
? Not sure who was more starstruck@JTHughes26 and new signing @Joshuacharnley pose for a photo with Corrie's @antonycotton at tonight's game v Wakey pic.twitter.com/izqTCSIfYZ
— Warrington Wolves (@wolvesrl) March 24, 2018
What’s on TV/Radio
The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.
The latest League Express podcast is available to download now.
The latest Rugby League show on Proper Sport is available to download now.
The latest Whippets and Flat Caps podcast is available to download now, presented by Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League podcast is available to download now, presented by Dave Woods.
The latest Rugby League on talkSPORT 2 podcast is available to download now.
The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.